The Events Office coordinates visits to the University by government ministers and Heads of State.
Previous events have included:
- Liu Yandong, Vice-Premier of the People’s Republic of China, visiting Oxford to witness the signing of multiple agreements between the University and Chinese partners and to deliver a speech in the Sheldonian Theatre.
- A visit by His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain and Her Majesty Queen Letizia, to Oxford, to explore the cultural links between the University and Spain.
- The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP, formally opening The Big Data Institute (Phase 2 of the Li Ka Shing Centre for Health Information and Discovery and the Nuffield Department of Population Health extension).
How we can help
If you are organising your own event that involves a visit from a government minister or Head of State and would like advice or for the Events Office to plan and manage the event for you, please see our Event Management Service page for further information.